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Old 01-15-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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"Are the president's kids more important than yours?" a narrator says in the 30 second ad. "Then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools, when his kids are protected by armed guards at their school."
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:06 AM   #2
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It really is an excellent point that you can make against just about any anti-gun politician or celebrity. These people wouldn't give up their armed guards for anything, but they expect you to just hope the police get there in time.
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It really is an excellent point that you can make against just about any anti-gun politician or celebrity. These people wouldn't give up their armed guards for anything, but they expect you to just hope the police get there in time.
Submitted my membership for the NRA as soon as I saw the ad run

Good on them


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The NRA has a lot of balls publishing that - considering that most of their members are the very people that his kids need to be protected from.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:46 PM   #5
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The NRA has a lot of balls publishing that - considering that most of their members are the very people that his kids need to be protected from.
I don't think gang bangers, drug traffickers and armed robbers meet the average profile of a NRA member.

NRA members usually don't drive around town with raised cars, 21 inch wheels , gold teeth and rap music blaring from their radios.


BTW Lair, do you own any guns ? How many and what kind ?

9MM Desert Eagle here with 2 x 15 round magazines.
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I don't think gang bangers, drug traffickers and armed robbers meet the average profile of a NRA member.

NRA members usually don't drive around town with raised cars, 21 inch wheels , gold teeth and rap music blaring from their radios.


BTW Lair, do you own any guns ? How many and what kind ?

9MM Desert Eagle here with 2 x 15 round magazines.
I'm a liberal, remember? The NRA says liberals don't own any guns.


Come try to rob me. I promise you won't get shot.

Get back to me when Obama's kids get death threats from people who drive around town with raised cars, 21 inch wheels , gold teeth and rap music blaring from their radios.

They need to be protected from crazy, angry white people who have Desert Eagles and AR's.
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The NRA has a lot of balls publishing that - considering that most of their members are the very people that his kids need to be protected from.
Dumbest fu*ing thing I've ever heard from you.

Maybe if your uncle didn't blow your dog away when you were a kid your views wouldn't be forever changed to fear things you dont understand.

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Dont mistake me for a fan of Obama. I'm saying there's plenty of hypocrisy to go around and singling out one politician is counterproductive.
True all politicians including the GOP have armed guards. Difference being they aren't trying to take the capability to provide the protection for ourselves.

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...and who signed that law and had the power to veto it? (while simultaneously telling America that guns don't make you safer)
Dont mistake me for a fan of Obama. I'm saying there's plenty of hypocrisy to go around and singling out one politician is counterproductive.
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The NRA has a lot of balls publishing that - considering that most of their members are the very people that his kids need to be protected from.
How do you figure?
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How do you figure?
Haven't you heard? NRA members are always in the news committing heinous acts, especially against children.

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The NRA is being overly dramatic.
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I really don't understand why anyone would NOT want armed guards/cops at the child's school.

My public middle and high schools both had a full time cop on campus. I just assumed all public schools did.

They are called "School Resource Officers."

I would much rather have cops in schools than private security.

What is wrong with pulling some money from fighting wars and hiring more cops for schools.

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I really don't understand why anyone would NOT want armed guards/cops at the child's school.

My public middle and high schools both had a full time cop on campus. I just assumed all public schools did.

They are called "School Resource Officers."

I would much rather have cops in schools than private security.

What is wrong with pulling some money from fighting wars and hiring more cops for schools.
Cost benefit analysis. As tragic as these shooting are they're statistically rare. However, that's difficult to stomach when we think with our hearts over our brains in these situations.
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Cost benefit analysis. As tragic as these shooting are they're statistically rare. However, that's difficult to stomach when we think with our hearts over our brains in these situations.
They are not there for shootings. They are there for community contact, serious fights, gangs, drugs, etc. Of course they do carry a gun and could react to something like a shooting, but they are not just sitting around and waiting for a tragedy. They interact with the students and visitors on a daily basis.

I know of SROs that arrest students all the time. They make their schools safer every minute of the day.
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TIL the NRA does not know that the president of the US has different protection requirements than most other people.
Politicians frequently play the PR game of being ordinary citizens, Joe Averageguy, "I worry about my family the same way you worry about yours", and the rest of that crap.

The NRA is just playing the same game. Doesn't mean either of them are correct, but if politicians want to posture, their critics are welcome to posture right back.

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Irrelevant, and Obama just signed a law extending SS protection to him and his family for life (along with Clinton, Bush, etc.).

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...tion-for-life/

Bloomberg walks around with an army. Politicians are not more important than you are.
Congress passed the law, which reinstated protection to what it used to be. Now, it may be excessive, or self serving, or hypocritical. Since it came from DC, it almost certainly is at least one of those. But to act like its solely Obama's doing is disingenuous.

Congress probably made a deal that he'd get this for himself if he signed off on the salary raise they voted for themselves.
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I really don't understand why anyone would NOT want armed guards/cops at the child's school.

My public middle and high schools both had a full time cop on campus. I just assumed all public schools did.

They are called "School Resource Officers."

I would much rather have cops in schools than private security.

What is wrong with pulling some money from fighting wars and hiring more cops for schools.
SROs were the best things ever to happen at a school. They were safe and made me feel safe. I always knew where they were in case i needed help and it helped prevent any stupid acts. We lost our SRO officer for one year due to funding and that same year we had $4000 dollars worth of band equipment stolen. There was one time where an officer had to intervene in a fight where a student from another school who was not supposed to be there came over to our high school and attacked some kid. The SRO dropped his radio and literally 10 minutes, the whole school was under lock down by police, there were walls of cops blocking off certain hallways because they thought they had an injured officer.

Seriously, when I have kids, I want him/her to go to a school with armed guards or at least an SRO.

EDIT: I feel like people are making armed guards to be like robots with guns in schools. When really they are more like fathers and mothers and human beings protecting other kids with guns. One helped me in middle school way back when to stand up to a bully because if he were to come and intervene, it would make things worse. He was right.
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TIL the NRA does not know that the president of the US has different protection requirements than most other people.
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Submitted my membership for the NRA as soon as I saw the ad run...
I'm sure you're equally as excited to receive your Sticky Buddy, Micro Touch Magic Max, Perfect Tortilla Pan and WaxVac.

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TIL the NRA does not know that the president of the US has different protection requirements than most other people.
No one said you needed to be smart to own a gun.
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I'm sure you're equally as excited to receive your Sticky Buddy, Micro Touch Magic Max, Perfect Tortilla Pan and WaxVac.


No one said you needed to be smart to own a gun.
As proven by police officers all across the country
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TIL the NRA does not know that the president of the US has different protection requirements than most other people.
There is a difference between different requirements and flat out banning that same protection to other citizens.
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